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Why Computer does not recognize the JVC camcorder?

by Nsixns / June 28, 2011 7:02 AM PDT

Hi,

When I connect my cmcorder JVC GR DVL 725 U with forewire cable connected to PCMCIA card with fire wire port, my computer with XP SP 3 doesnt recognoze the camcorder.

Computer recognizes the PCMCIA card with fore wire port but when I connect the cable with camcorder and turn on nothing happens.

Please help me out.

Thanks

Naveed.

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Clarification Request
Nothing will "automatically" happen.
by boya84 / June 28, 2011 7:42 AM PDT

Be sure the camcorder is off; then connect the camcorder's DV port (not USB) to the computer's firewire port (not USB) with a firewire cable (not USB). Then put the camcorder in Play or VCR mode, launch MovieMaker and Capture or Import the video. If it still does not import, download and install WinDV to get the video from the digital tape to the computer...

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Why Computer does not recognize the JVC camcorder?
by Nsixns / June 30, 2011 12:12 PM PDT

Hi,

I have 1394 Card Bus Adapter by Segedigital and I am putting the camcorder in play mode.

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So far, so good...
by boya84 / June 30, 2011 7:03 PM PDT

When you have the camcorder connected, the power it up in Play mode, "Launch MovieMaker and Capture or Import the video" what happens?

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No response from computer
by Nsixns / July 1, 2011 1:17 AM PDT
In reply to: So far, so good...

When camcorder is connected and I start movie maker or winDV it doesnt even recognize the camcorder and thats why I am unable to download any file.

Computer doesnt even recognize that camcorder is attached.

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To figure out where the error is.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 1, 2011 1:20 AM PDT

I have to take the camcorder to other machines and test it there.

If the camcorder works, I know my PC has issues. If the camcorder does not work on other PC or Apples I know the camcorder (or how I set it up) has issues.
Bob

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No response from computer
by Nsixns / July 1, 2011 1:17 AM PDT
In reply to: So far, so good...

When camcorder is connected and I start movie maker or winDV it doesnt even recognize the camcorder and thats why I am unable to download any file.

Computer doesnt even recognize that camcorder is attached.

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Clarification Request
Let's hope it's not a Dynex.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 30, 2011 7:23 AM PDT

The stories never end.

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